Examples of horrific in a Sentence
horrific images of torture that shocked the conscience of the world
Recent Examples of horrific from the Web
The horrific scenes at the Mexican border are a repudiation of decent human values.
Shocking scene Police uncovered a horrific scene , with all 13 victims frail and pale.
According to documents filed in D.C. Superior Court, the horrific scene played out on the bus at around 3:25 p.m. Thursday.
But even if that were true, the optics were horrific.
Even by the standards of President Donald Trump’s administration, the way America has begun separating migrant children from their parents is horrific.
Passengers described a horrific scene, wherein a drastic drop in pressure caused Jennifer Riordan, a mother of two, to be sucked out a plane window.
Previous releases of 911 calls and police radio communications revealed anxious and frenzied moments, as law enforcement officers searched for a shooter and those inside the school described horrific scenes.
While mass shootings are horrific, schools are much more likely to encounter guns brought in by students – generally not with the intent of opening fire, but to protect themselves, impress classmates or settle a beef that originated outside school.
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appalling, atrocious, awful, dreadful, frightful, ghastly, grisly, gruesome (also grewsome), hideous, horrendous, horrible, horrid, horrifying, lurid, macabre, monstrous, nightmare, nightmarish, shocking, terrible, terrific;
HORRIFIC Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of horrific for English Language Learners
: causing horror or shock
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